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"No fist fights. No gun threats." Lawmakers give 86th Texas Legislature high marks

Members of the Texas House and Senate wasted little time touting the never-ending "kumbaya" feeling that enabled them to reform school finance and property taxes. For those who covered the Capitol, a substantive, successful session meant a "boring" one.

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Video Playlists

Under the Dome

A mini-documentary series chronicling the cast of characters passing bills in the Texas Capitol.

Families Divided

The Trump administration's “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which led to the separation of children from adults who crossed the border illegally, has fueled a national outcry.

This year's Texas Tribune Events

Split Decision 2018

Virtual debates between rivals to explore where they agree and disagree.

Quick Hits

Brief video clips and explainers of what's happening in Texas politics and policy.

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 U.S. Health and Human Services

One shelter for migrant children is trying to distinguish itself from Border Patrol processing centers. But protesters keep coming.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the agency running the Carrizo Springs facility for unaccompanied teens, has distinguished its shelters from processing facilities facing worsening conditions. That hasn’t stopped protesters from descending on the town.

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Watch: A conversation on police seizures in Texas and beyond

Watch our conversation about how law enforcement agencies, cities and counties use civil asset forfeiture and why many states are restricting the practice, moderated by Texas Tribune criminal justice reporter Jolie McCullough. Panelists are state Rep. Terry Canales of Edinburg, Harris County ADA Angela Beavers and Jacob Ryan, a journalist with the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting.

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